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Kano ranchers to receive training in Turkey

11 September 2015, 07:09Augustine Osayande

Abuja – The Kano State government plans to send about 100 herdsman to Turkey for training on modern rearing techniques and artificial insemination.

Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, said government decided to assist the cattle farmers so as to boost their economic activities.

The governor emphasized that his administration would do everything possible to strengthen the potentials of herdsman as a way of reduce  the incessant clashes between them and farmers over grazing issues. 

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"We selected some 100 of our pastoralists to take part in  this new programme. The scheme will be a continuous one," Ganduje said.

The governor also revealed that the state government planned to ban farming activities and the developing buildings in some of the forests in the state. 

"There is a critical need to protect forests from encroachment," said Ganduje. 

- CAJ News


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